# Design of Coastal Structures (CE533) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Design of Coastal Structures CE533 Area Elective 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language English Elective Courses Ph.D. Face To Face Lecture, Problem Solving. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yakup DARAMA Introduce the basics of coastal engineering and the basic principles of design of coastal structures. To give an overview of coastal structures design practices in Turkey. The students who succeeded in this course; Students will have an understanding of the coastal system and the coastal processes. Students will learn the Small Amplitude Wave Theory. Students will be able to calculate the wave characteristics at any depth through wave transformations. Students will be able to find the representative wave characteristics through statistical analysis of wave data. Students will be able to apply their knowledge in the design of coastal structures. Introduction to coastal engineering, wave parameters and classification, wave transformation, wave generation and statistical analysis, design wave selection, wave-structure interactions, design of harbor structures, coastal sedimentation, design of shore protection structures, planning and design of coastal structures in Turkey.

### Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 - Introduction to coastal engineering and coastal systems - Coastal Processes, - Water waves - Review of hyperbolic functions 1-16 43-57 Handouts
2 - Small Amplitude Wave Theory - Basic wave parameters - Basic wave equations - Particle velocities and orbits 58-71
3 - Small Amplitude Wave Theory - Wave pressure - Wave Energy 72-82
4 Wave Shoaling 82-90 & 98-99
5 Wave Reflection , Wave Refraction 91-97 & 100-110
6 - Wave Diffraction - Breakwater layout 111-134
7 - Wave Breaking - Wave breaking formulas - Wave run-up and wave run-down - Wave set-up 135-148
8 - Ocean Waves - Statistical properties of sea state - Statistical distribution of wave height and period - Energy Histogram and spectrum 149-158
9 - Ocean Waves - Wind wave generation - Wind wave prediction - Energy Histogram and spectrum 159-174
10 - Coastal Sediment Transport - Wave induced sediment transport - Longshore sediment transport 181-192
11 - Coastal Protection - Coastal Structures - Measures against erosion 193-208
12 - Design of rubble mound breakwaters - Hudson Equation - Van der Meer Equation 209-229 Handouts
13 - Vertical wall breakwaters - Wave forces on vertical walls - Goda’s Formula 230-245 Handouts
14 - Planning and design processes of coastal structures in Turkey Handouts
15 Final Exam Period
16 Final Exam Period

### Sources

Course Book 1. Ergin, A., Coastal Engineering, 1st edition, 2009, METU Press, Ankara 2. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Manual, Online source

### Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
 Percentage of Semester Work 60 40 100

### Course Category

Core Courses X

### The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to carry out advanced research activities, both individual and as a member of a team
2 Ability to evaluate research topics and comment with scientific reasoning
3 Ability to initiate and create new methodologies, implement them on novel research areas and topics
4 Ability to produce experimental and/or analytical data in systematic manner, discuss and evaluate data to lead scintific conclusions
5 Ability to apply scientific philosophy on analysis, modelling and design of engineering systems
6 Ability to synthesis available knowledge on his/her domain to initiate, to carry, complete and present novel research at international level
7 Contribute scientific and technological advancements on engineering domain of his/her interest area
8 Contribute industrial and scientific advancements to improve the society through research activities

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25